Contributed by W Pittendreigh on May 8, 2004
Between what is important, and unimportant, who can understand?
After Wilbur and Orville Wright’s successful flight on December 17, 1903, they joyfully sent a telegram to their sister in Dayton, Ohio. The message read: "First sustained flight, 59 seconds. Home for Christmas."
The sister, also elated, ran all the way to the newspaper office with the telegram.